Long head of biceps tenodesis

Last revised by Juliette Hancox on 19 Jun 2023

Long head of biceps tenodesis is a surgical procedure usually performed to address long head of biceps pain and other pathology relating to the long head of biceps tendon as well as other regional pathology such as SLAP tears.

Several surgical techniques exist and almost all of them involve biceps tenotomy. These include

  • subpectoral tenodesis

  • suprapectoral tenodesis

  • interference screw placement

  • cortical button placement


Recognized complications include

See also

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